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Went over to Ian's apartment off Saskatchewan Drive and 104th in Edmonton and started working on some chord changes in the bridge that needed finessing - he had the music and I wrote some words to go with it. This was the first of many songs we worked on that tenderloin summer. More to come...

Two friends that love maj7th chords, Big Star, Talk Talk, American Football, Richard Price and well written guitar solos.


released March 21, 2016

All songs written by Ian Potts and Rick Reid (SOCAN).
Recorded in Edmonton AB and Victoria BC at Franktown Studios and Ian's apartment.



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Rick Reid Victoria, British Columbia

Songwriter, musician, singer, member of Eternal Husbands and formerly The City Streets and Half Cut, dad, husband, film enthusiast, voracious reader, vegan, Chomsky devotee living in Victoria, Canada.

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Track Name: Summer Days
Some will say a summer day lends itself to forgiveness
more often that not
for all the pain winter has wrought

Lessons from shadows are never inscribed on monuments
they're only seen through a dream
etched on the dark side of our souls

be wary of the ordinary
get wise to their disguise
they'll find their way inside of all of us
they'll find their way inside of
all of us
there's nowhere left to go
there's nowhere left to go
but here

some might say a summer day sets itself up to fall
an ominous breeze blows down through the trees
Track Name: The Girl with the Slipknot Tattoo
I'd surmise you've got eyes
10 perfect windows still you crash through my door

I've put my life on hold
(to not die)

finally the agony
whose house, another cat-piss couch
this ain't me
Bradley's on the microphone with Ras M.G.

the black sleep
there's no dreams,
no rest
well -
should I be impressed?

I've put my life on hold
(to not die)
Track Name: '03

"I've been searching - searching fore to find
Anything to fill this empty mind
& I keep coming back to '03
Your body so athletic
Your tastes so unrefined
I didn't care about that
Because you made me laugh
& made me feel human for a while…

"What's wrong with me today
Reflections fucked by fountain spray
& my thoughts always turn back to you
Out tanning on the beach
With the best of friends
But where the fuck am I
Smoking cigs to pass the time
Dreaming of the warmth of your body….


"Though he actually makes you happy
Sometimes you still think about me
Or am I just projecting…."

Probably never let you know